2016 November

The Academy Alumni Association 2016 November (RE)cap

Hey Alumni! After a season of making history with the 2016 Drum Corps(e), the Academy Alumni Association is excited to see all the new and exciting things awaiting our organization this year! 2017 Auditions The Academy has a record number of applicants for the 2017 season, and it’s growing each day!  We are excited to see the eager and talented prospective members next month, but we need your help to make sure the audition process goes smoothly.  This year, the audition camps are broken down into two weekends: December 2-4: Guard and Percussion Auditions December 9-11: Brass and Drum Major Auditions Both audition weekends will be held at Casa Grande High School.  If you are interested and able to volunteer at either audition camp, please contact our new volunteer coordinator, Melissa Ziervogel, at volunteer@arizonaacademy.org. Alumni Store Don’t forget to grab your Academy Alumni swag online at http://www.shop.academycorps.org/. Many items are…

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Welcome Home, Academy!

$31,033 as of 12/31/16 ($30,000 goal) 103% As of December 31st, we have exceeded our $30,000 goal!!!  Thank you to all who have made this accomplishment a reality!  Happy New Year! Dear friends, 2016 was a very special year for The Academy. Our heartfelt thanks go out to the hundreds of people who have donated, volunteered, cheered and supported us throughout the years.  We now have a success problem—it is no longer feasible for us to operate from people’s houses. It may surprise you that for over 16 years we have been operating out of the homes of our staff and volunteers! We need office, warehouse and vehicle storage space. Please help us realize this goal: to give our organization a place to efficiently meet, plan and work toward continued growth and success. UPDATE - WE HAVE FOUND A HOME!  As of December 1, we have secured a location for...
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